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Culpepper Doubtful for Sunday vs Colts

The Lions could be on their fourth QB on Sunday, as Daunte Culepper is far from a sure thing to start vs the Colts. Head coach Rod Marinelli said today that Culpeppers “more doubtful than probable” for this weekend’s contest. Culpepper strained his right shoulder in Sunday’s 20-16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings

Any Way You Look at It – a Win is Unlikely

At least you can say the team is playing with effort.  The Lions again on Sunday showed at least they have some heart, coming out and having a lead over the Vikings before finally falling 20-16.  Rod Marinelli, even being a lame duck coach, has not given up, and he and his coaches continue to […]

Kitna’s Playing Streak Could be Over Sunday vs Vikings

The Lions could be without starting QB Jon Kitna Sunday when the team travels to Minnesota to play the Vikings. The QB missed practice today and had an MRI on his injured back that cost him the second half vs the Bears in Sunday’s 34-7 loss. Coach Rod Marinelli said he doesn’t know yet whether […]

Rod Marinelli Won’t Quit On The Lions

Marinelli and the Rest of the Lions – Dead Men Walking

Being at Ford Field on Sunday and in the media room for coach Rod Marinelli was quite an experience. The Lions media, all very nice men just trying to do their jobs, were out on a mission to find out just how and why this team, that started last season so well, has totally collapsed […]

Mowed Down in Motown – Lions Have No Answers in 34-7 Loss

It was as if the ghost of Matt Millen was lurking around Ford Field Sunday. That’s at least how the Lions played. Like has been the case all season, the Lions dug a hole for themselves, and this time were not even able to make it a game, falling 34-7 to the Chicago Bears. There […]

Lions Begin Preparations For Packers

The Lions are back at work preparing for this weekend’s home opener against the Packers. Head coach Rod Marinelli said yesterday that his team has to correct the mistakes it made in Sunday’s loss in Atlanta, particularly on defense. He added that lineup changes are possible, but insisted the problems are less to do with […]

Lions Continue To Focus On Running Game

The Lions are continuing to work on their ground attack in preparation for their next preseason game.  The team continued two-a-days in full pads yesterday as the coaching staff renewed their commitment to running the ball this season.  Head coach Rod Marinelli called the team’s run-first offense a physical investment and said the only way […]